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2021 donors, deceased and living
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Stories of Hope
January 2021, the beginning of a new year as well as a new chance at life.
Our son was able to save the lives of four people and help with research and education. In knowing that our son lives on has given us a peace that I do not believe we would have been able to obtain.
I have found courage and strength I never knew I possessed. I had to dig deep down within my soul to find it but, it was there.
Living donation is when a healthy living organ donor gives an organ such as a kidney or part of an organ such as a portion of a lung, liver, pancreas, or intestine to a recipient.
Before undergoing an organ transplant, it’s important to understand the costs. You will want to work with your transplant team make sure you have an individual plan to cover transplant costs.
In order for patients to have successful transplant outcomes, it’s important for organ recipients or living donors to have quality care and support before and after surgery. Learn more.
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In the news
National Donor Memorial Award for Excellence
UNOS has awarded Jon Lee the 2021 National Donor Memorial Award for Excellence in recognition of his advocacy for living kidney donation.
New animated videos to help you understand the formulas used in lung and kidney allocation policy
Thank you to all the people that made me enjoy life again, especially my unknown 20-year-old donor.